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I would like to install Debian with a desktop other than Gnome. In this case I can't use tasksel but have to install every package with apt-get.

What do I need in order to run Debian with Windowmaker?

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apt-get install wmaker –  Marco Sep 19 '12 at 13:29
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To install Window Maker, type

aptitude install wmaker

However it is not a desktop environment. It is only a window manager. It means if you want to have a program for every possible task, you will need to install them separately. Of course you can use KDE, Gnome, XFCE and other desktop application with Window Maker.

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